For many people, especially those of us here at Android Police, Google’s various backup tools are an integral part of our daily workflow. Frankly, I’d have to entirely restructure how I do things without the convenience of Google Photos and Google Drive/Backup and Sync. For some, the combination of those two services isn’t working as expected when it comes to Motion Photos, and backup synchronization to a desktop fails for those MVIMG-labeled images.
This isn’t the first time Motion Photos have introduced problems with Google Drive.
Downloading Motion Photos via Google’s Backup and Sync is broken for some was written by the awesome team at Android Police.